To be enraged and angry, very much upset about something

Etymology:

  • It was a very popular expression of 19th century. It is commonly observed that a person gets red when he or she is in anger, the face and neck gets reddened in rage or when someone is boiled with anger and it appears as his necks begin to get hot under these collars. You should be careful of that anger how to save yourself from that storm.
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The mother asked the kids to go to their beds immediately as their father was getting hot under the bed.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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heiß unter dem Kragen

ζεστό κάτω από το γιακά

confuso

chaud sous le col

caldo sotto il colletto

Quente sob o colarinho

жарко под воротником

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